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Interview: Quazi Naiful on Python web frameworks and GraphQL

Web development has long been a key part of Python’s appeal. In modern web apps, rich frontends work with Python backends over REST. But even that’s getting re-examined, with recent interest in GraphQL as a query language for web data. … Continue reading

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PyCharm Community Edition and Professional Edition Explained: Licenses and More

We often get questions about the difference between PyCharm Community Edition and PyCharm Professional Edition. We receive further questions about the difference between an individual and a commercial subscription for PyCharm Professional Edition. So let’s try to address some of … Continue reading

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Webinar: “Visual Debugging” on April 25

Are you a Python developer who knows you should use the debugger, but don’t yet? Or perhaps you are familiar with debugging, but know there is more productivity if you’d spend some time to learn? TUESDAY, April 25 16:00 CEST … Continue reading

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What’s New Webinar, Behind The Scenes

Earlier this month I did a What’s New in PyCharm 2016.3 webinar which toured the new features in 2016.3: Python 3.6, Django, web, VCS, and platform. Rather than a simple feature list, I took a different approach. We received some … Continue reading

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Python 3.6: A quick look

The new version of Python, version 3.6, is planned to be released on Friday December 16th. Let’s take a quick look at the new features that are included in this release, and play around with it a little. Python 3.6 … Continue reading

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PyCharm 2016.3 Release Candidate 2

We are happy to announce the availability of PyCharm 2016.3 RC 2. We are approaching the release of 2016’s third major PyCharm update, and it’s available for preview now. Download it now from the preview page. Since the previous public preview … Continue reading

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Help us make a great PyCon US tutorial proposal

tl;dr Fresh new tutorial techniques and testimonials solicited PyCon US 2017 is around the corner if you stretch your neck and have good eyesight. More specifically, the deadline for tutorial proposals is right on our doorstep. We’ve been hatching a good … Continue reading

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PyCharm 2016.2.1 RC is available

Today we announce the release candidate build of PyCharm 2016.2.1. The list of bug fixes and improvements for this build can be found here. Some notable highlights of the PyCharm 2016.2.1 build 162.1628 are: several important fixes for Django support Docker … Continue reading

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Debugger Interview with PyDev and PyCharm

PyCharm’s visual debugger is one its most powerful and useful features. The debugger got a big speedup in the recent PyCharm, and has an interesting backstory: JetBrains collaborated with PyDev, the popular Python plugin for Eclipse, and funded the work … Continue reading

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Faster debugger in PyCharm 5.1

The first EAP for PyCharm 5.1 was released last week, with lots of enticing features. Here’s one that jumps out for long-time users: “Debugger performance improvements”. Let’s take a look at this in a little more depth, then provide some of … Continue reading

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